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will be recognized for one minute. >> mr. speaker, i rise today in strong support of the nuclear energy sector, not only do nuclear power plants provide affordable, reliable and clean energy, they also provide many quality high-paying jobs and are the backbone of many communities. my district is shome to a nuclear plant -- is home to a nuclear plant that employs near 700 people. nuclear energy is a secure energy source that plays a vital role in a responsible, all-of-the-above energy policy. mr. davis: it is the biggest provider of reliable, efficient, clean energy and it provides on-demand energy 24/7. the recent record cold temperatures in the midwest show the importance of energy diversification. many of my constituents saw steep increases in their electric bill. while pipes froze and transportation became difficult because of iced roads and bridges, nuclear power remained consistent. i worry that things could have become worse if nuclear power wasn't able to fill the gaps where needed. this is why i stand here today in support of nuclear energy and all of my constituents and the hardworkin
care reform, one of the authors of this bill, mr. waxman, the ranking member of energy and commerce, from california. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized. mr. waxman: i thank the gentleman for yielding to me. the truth of the matter is no matter how many votes the republicans cast to repeal the affordable care act, and no matter how many distortions they spread about the law, there are some facts they cannot change. they cannot change the fact that because the affordable care act nobody in america can ever again be denied health insurance because they have a pre-existing condition. they cannot change the fact that a woman can never be charged more than a man for the same coverage. they cannot change the fact that a family will never again be left without coverage just because their child's hospital bills got too high. these facts are stubborn. they are inconvenient for my republican colleagues, so they ignore them and they deny them. republicans have voted or will today 50 times to try to take away the basic security and freedom guaranteed by the aff
the deficit. most important of all, it is about energy independence for our country. it is about working with canada and producing energy in this country so that we get our energy here locally rather than having to get it from the middle east. that is what americans want. they want us to be energy secure in this country. to do that, we need to produce more energy like we are doing in my state of north dakota and montana across the border. movepipeline would mode -- that loyal as well as canadian oil. it is about producing oil here, or getting it from our closest friend and neighbor, canada, rather than being dependent on the middle east. classification you to have to wait on a pipeline, how safe israel transportation of these products versus pipeline transportation? is it.that we are becoming more energy secure. it is great. it is jobs and what people want. to go with that energy, we need infrastructure. that infrastructure includes pipelines as well as moving products safely by train or truck. the keystone xl will take 500 trucks a day off rose in western north dakota. it is a safety is
. his funds blew away the market last year. you done want to miss hpicks. >>> the energy departmentç approving loan guarantees for first new nuclear power plant in years. christine todd whitman tells us whether this is the beginning of a nuclear resurgence in this country. >> and chipotle trying to walk back comments that rising costs associated with climate change could eventually force the company to take guacamole or salsa off the menu. we have a stock brawl coming up. you're watching cnbc, first in business worldwide. for tapping into a wealth of experience. ♪ for access to one of the top wealth management firms in the country. ♪ for a team of financial professionals who provide customized solutions. for all of your wealth management and retirement goals, discover how pnc wealth management can help you achieve. visit pnc.com/wealthsolutions to find out more. make it happen with fidelity active trader pro. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. call or click to open your fidelity account today. >>> welcome back. the recent spike in energy p
in california. when ordinary energy is put in the hands of extraordinary people, amazing things happen. the kind of things that drive us to do more, to go further, to be better. we're dedicated to being a company you can count on, because you've always been customers we believe in. your energy plus ours. together, there's no limit to what we can achieve. >>> we wanted to slow down and pause and dig down to what led to this point. it is in europe and they are all strong members of nato. the united nations has an obligation to protect them. let's go inside as well so we can understand the divisions there that are driving part of this. you get to the western part of the country. only 5% of these people speak russian. although to be clear, the center of this crisis 60% of the people speak russian. this plays out in the elections that have taken place in the crown t country. going back to 2010, his support in that eastern part of the country where they speak russian 50% of this vote was here. in the western part of the country the support bordering poland there. here 50-75% where kieve the capitol is
bilateral and multilateral interactions. energy cooperation talks were canceled. the obama administration has placed a hold on all aspects of bilateral interaction. host: is it enough to have sanctions to influence what is going on in ukraine? the economic situation in russia may be more marvel to economic pressures than most -- may be more vulnerable to economic pressure than most people think. other analysts are not so sure. the russian system is extremely opaque. not a lot of good data is coming out. they have the ability to manipulate that data. has taken the decision that whatever costs or pressure he is to suffer under, willing to take those costs. he still sees the benefits. what is the point of all this? putin, ukraine and crimea are personal issues. many russians believe that crimea is russian territory. the people there identify as russian and crimea should always be a part of russia. there is a nationalistic element , a domestic, political element. has aly, putin long-standing policy of projecting russian power. some will say it is an effort to reconstitute the soviet bloc. i t
for natural gas and energy from russia to europe. when you look at the region you can see that half of russian exports are to the european union. this is all-important. those are the major pipelines we're looking tlat. in terms of stocks you're not seeing the big dramatic impact at the opening bell that we thought. at worse you had dow futures down 160 points now down about 100. here's the conventional wisdom. russian stock market got slammed. the russian currency slammed. russian businessmen outraged, very concerned about what's going to happen to their economy. now you hear people saying that maybe, just maybe those russian markets are going to be a very powerful diplomat and temper some of the saber rattling we've been seeing, that big reaction in russian markets means perhaps the worst is behind us because why in the world would anybody try to do anything to make markets continue to be unstable there. that's the thinking right now. dow is down about 100 points. >> only two minutes in and more than 100 points. let's bring in our global economic analyst. what's your take. why this quick coll
piece of energy that came off of this is producing the snow northwest of us. that is what comes later tonight. here's how it moves. this is 5:00 this evening. this little pocket of light snow will be flirting with the area around midnight. there is daybreak tomorrow. it is still snowing in parts of the area before the sun comes out. winter storm watches have and posted. these folks will see the heaviest precipitation to come out of this series of weather systems. these are winter weather advisory storm warnings. look at the flood watches and california. all of the rain is coming on shore. here's the other thing unfolds. a little wave of snow comes through tonight. it is out of here. the main system sits down here. it sends a vigorous way. that is midnight tomorrow night. that will settle south. we might turn the snow off at times. it will bring another wave down state. that one could lay down a pretty good accumulation. tomorrow morning it will be out west of us. see how it is coming close to us by 6:00 tomorrow evening. by midnight it is snowing all across northern illinois. it will
is announcing a $1 billion energy subsidy package. moscow amid worries that was ready to stretch its military rich further into the mainland. your reaction? guest: is a good sign the tangible support. it is important to remember that the united states along with russia and great written in 1994 -- in great britain in 1994 made certain assurances to the ukraine, and russia is now in violation. they need to respond to support ukraine and look for ways to in allies russia until they cease military action. host: president vladimir putin back, but saides that russia reserves the right to protect russians in the country and he accused the u.s. of encouraging an unconstitutional he hopes russia will not need to use force in predominantly russian-speaking eastern ukraine . guest: there is a certain irony there. first of all, president vladimir fled.ch when the agreement was signed, the russian representative refused to witness it. .here is a certain irony it has not been carried out because viktor yanukovych fled to russia. host: let's start with mario in connecticut on the line for democrats. good m
missions canceled. naval cooperation talks canceled. energy cooperation talks were canceled. the obama administration has placed a hold on all aspects of bilateral interaction. until the crisis in crimea is further resolved. host: is it enough to have sanctions to influence what is going on in ukraine? guest: the economic situation in russia may be more vulnerable to economic pressure than most people think. this is according to senior officials. they think that the russian ruble will tumble. willinvestment in russia fall. and that this will have a cumulative effect to pushing those who can influence moscow to have a change of calculus. other analysts are not so sure. the russian system is extremely opaque. not a lot of good data is coming out. they have the ability to manipulate that data. putin has taken the decision that whatever costs or pressure he has to suffer under, he is willing to take those costs. he still sees the benefits. host: what is the point of all this? from mr. putin's position. guest: for putin, ukraine and crimea are personal issues. he believes, and many russian
in washington this week, gives the members of the caucus renewed energy and purpose. events held during rare disease week highlight what has been accomplished and what still needs to be done and there is a lot to do but we will do it together. i am working on important legislation in this area, the bipartisan modernizing our drug and diagnostic evaluation and regulatory network, or modern cures act, that will update the nation's drug evaluation process to encourage the discovery and development of new treatments for chronic and rare diseases. the measure will also create a system that rewards efficiency and defectiveness to the benefit of all persons with rare diseases. the modern cures act will encourage the development of drugs abandoned in the development process. it will create a new category of drugs known as dormant therapies for compounds with insufficient patent protections, drugs that offer the promise to treat conditions with unmet medical needs. updating regulatory networks, such as patent reform, will help open the pipeline for new innovations and therapies. patients with degener
amounts would cut the initial amounts of energy programs. he is having a lot of his prime programs in order to focus on infrastructure. the private sector should be focusing on this. this is what "the washington times" says. anotherident announced 600 million dollars in competitive grant funding through the federal transportation department to pay for construction and repair projects in states. of thehe latest round transportation investment generating economic recovery program, which began as part of obama's 2009 stimulus package. should be rallying together the different transportation organizations that have the budget and the know-how to make something possible. throwing money at something that is not -- that does not have a full flange is -- is the problem of the administration. caller: i appreciate you discussing this topic. day to goke all through the list that are going on in my home town report that need to be done. host: why is that? illinois, they are broke and our community is broke. it would take a program like the one barack obama is mentioning to come up with the fun
being generated in california. when ordinary energy is put in the hands of extraordinary people, amazing things happen. the kind of things that drive us to do more, to go further, to be better. we're dedicated to being a company you can count on, because you've always been customers we believe in. your energy plus ours. together, there's no limit to what we can achieve. >>> hey, welcome back. remember the antarctic explorers and amazing photos they sent back stranded on a sea of ice. as winter takes one more shot you can see the same kind of pictures on local lakes, rivers and because ice takes up more space than water, you can see it hammering into bridges piers and river front homes. and gary tuchman, these days he's looking like a south pole scientist. where are you? what are you standing on? >> reporter: anderson, right now i'm standing on top of the kankakee river, about an hour south of chicago in the town of wilmington, illinois. just a few days ago this weekend, this was iced over. as flat as a hockey rink. then it started to thaw and melt and it got ridiculously cold again. the
? shorter refueling times. private women fits -- benefits account for 92% of the benefits in energy efficient standards, and 70% energy efficiency standards for refrigerators. the private benefit accounting is a claim depriving consumers of preferred choices would make them better off. benefits like fuel savings are worth more to consumers than realized. to exclude regulations from analysis based on faulty and misleading benefits analysis would only encourage distortion. the identified burdensome new mandates for the parties that have to bear the burden. you see that company bears the burden, that cost gets passed on directly to consumers. so this quote-unquote private benefits that you're going to get more benefit than you thought would you get or see, doesn't offis the the cost they do see coming out of their paycheck when gasoline's more expensive, groceries are more expensive, electricity is more expensive. often parties who pay the cost of these regulations are not the same parties that actually enjoy the benefits. even if a rule is predicted to have a net benefit impacted enco
they crashed twitter with that retweet. they were all in such a good mood last night, the energy was fantastic and it really translated to the tv. >> reporter: i don't want to call myself a thief but i did get you a gift. >> you didn't steal that oscar. >> reporter: and the oscar goes to michaela pereira. >> it's chocolate. >> reporter: i got really high there. that is not going to be eaten. >> i was robbed. i was robbed. it was politics. >> you're supposed to say i was just honored to be nominated. >> i say go with authentic. i showed up because i thought i was going to win. >> what a fun night for lupita, what a fun night for her brother. >> coming up on "new day," we're going to take you back to the crisis in ukraine. it's a battle about sovereignty but it's also a battle about east and west and russia. it could have an effect in the global economy and we're going to tell you why. [ garner ] there's a lot of beautiful makeup out there, but one is so clever that your skin looks better even after you take it off. neutrogena healthy skin liquid makeup. 98% saw improved skin. does your makeup d
and energy from russia to western europe, but it also has a large wheat growing area, and an macro cultural center, and in the east it has coal. it has a very strong cultural advantage. that iss heavy industry really a legacy from the soviet union, and from the integrated reduction networks that existed at that time. unlike tackles lamacchia, do not seeland, you the reorientation of that infrastructure toward the west. there are more integrated, and more reliant on russian trade than many other countries in the region. that of course is part of the vulnerability we are seeing in russia ishe threats making to break down that trade. >> thank you. robert kahn is a senior fellow of counsel that foreign relations. we go from the sublime to even more sublime, or mr. best -- our mystery guest is in the building. our first clue -- details ahead. ♪ >> this is taking stock on bloomberg. general motors exceeded analyst estimates for the february sales. well they did drop one percent, that was better than the forecast of an eight percent decline. by automaker is now led new chief executive, and her c
to broaden this conflict into those regions which are on the transit suits then we could see energy prices in europe. >> reporter: it depends on russia natural gas and infrastructure of pipes that brings it in from russia and through the ukraine. europe tried to diversify a way by divesting in pipelines to the caspean sea and africa and gas fields in norway but growth for natural gas will eat up much of the new potential supply. >> europe is primarily still pipeline gas market because the domestic supply from these critical producers are declining that really the pipeline supplies that will be available for europe will be largely from russia gas. >> reporter: european leaders understand this and they are calling for dialog with not sanctions against russia. >> reporter: the throat of economic sanctions is taking a toll on the currency and hit a record low on monday. 36.37 rubels against the dollar. we will continue following the events in ukraine as they unfold. in our next hour we will get the russian perspective from a former advisor to the kremlin and you can get up to the minute info
incentives for the oil, gas, and other fossil energy companies. full funding for the affordable care act and new funds for labs to work on cyber security and research centers. $276 billion raised through changes to international tax system. democraticorgia, caller, what do you make of the budget? he has good intentions. people have to understand that pass nothingnna while obama is in office. until these people stop putting down the division in america and thinking democratic and republican and start thinking people, look to the people that are talking. most of these people who are talking and fighting obama, they are millionaires. beingon't care about republican or democrat. they care about their money. we need to understand this. we need to come together. we are hard-working people. we deserve everything we got. host: sam stein suites this out -- tweets this out -- the budget proposal is $100 million less than bush's 2002 level when adjusted for inflation. that caller was a veteran. military cuts could be rude array beginning -- rude awakening for veterans. puts thisgton post chart toge
. russia iso say that putting pressure on ukraine. there are challenges with respect to their energy sources. we are committed firmly to the direction they have chosen for themselves. we will talk about the neighborhood, the region. i look forward to a timely conversation as i depart for tf. >> thank you for this conversation. grateful.remely we are building a functioning institution. tolerantilding a society, making sure that we are ofe to ensure the benefits the citizens of mobile the. a strategicch dialogue, which i am sure will be extremely important in building a more functioning society. we were able to resume the activities of the trade commission because we are indeed accessterested to spend -- we would like to see more american investment in the economy. the response from the usc cr is extremely promising. we will launch today to make sure that there are working groups. numeric and step forth -- it is about the security cooperation. some verythe region .egative developments unfolding since we are the neighbor of ukraine -- [indiscernible] everything that happens in ukraine i
and nondefense programs, including manufacturing, energy efficiency and preschool education. he writes, it's unclear what mechanism the budget will employ to add spending while adhering to the spending caps. that's from "c.q." we're live here on c-span. >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you for being here. as you know today we have the presentation of the president's budget. for today's briefing, as part of that introduction and presentation, i have with me the director of the office of management and budget, sylvia burwell. i have jason furman, the chairman of the president's council of economic advisors. cecilia munoz, the director of the domestic policy council, and gene sperling, the director of the economic council. each of my guests will have an opening statement and then we'll take questions related to budget matters. i'll try to direct traffic in that "q&a" session. i will -- in that question and answer session. on ll have comments ukraine, but if you could hold questions on those subjects not related to the budget until after we're done with q&a on the budget that will be terrifi
. we'll talk about that ahead. i always say be the man with the plan but with less energy, moodiness, and a low sex drive, i had to do something. i saw my doctor. a blood test showed it was low testosterone, not age. we talked about axiron the only underarm low t treatment that can restore t levels to normal in about two weeks in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18 or men with prostate or breast cancer. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. report these symptoms to your doctor. tell your doctor about all medical conditions and medications. serious side effects could include increased risk of prostate cancer, worsening prostate symptoms, decreased sperm count, ankle, feet or body swelling, enlarged or painful breasts, problems breathing while sleeping and blood clots in the legs. common side effects include skin redness or irritation where applied, increased red blood cell
and texas luciano elon musk says the plans to use renewable energy includes wind, solar farms that was in his plan announced yesterday. tesla says the factory will be at full capacity by 2020 and in its full year they reduce battery costs by 30% and produce 500,000 vehicles every year. gm sold 2.7 million new vehicles in 2013. adam: i was that all things z, which you haven't seen pictures of. and a new battery factory will be built, $1.6 billionnin financing. and the stock price and all time high. and the price target is $65. >> if you go to morgan stanley, $320. not everyone is convinced tesla can disrupt the batteries and do everything they are promising to do. it is pretty tremendous an increase even if we are talking about 2020 down the road. some are remaining very conservative. morgan stanley $320. adam: thank you very much. cheryl: high tech doesn't typically mean high fashion until now. the wearable gadget that actually looks like jewelery finally. adam: blackstone and steel for verisign gee, the potential ceo sees his exclusive interview with maria. cheryl: the severi
to bring back america to what america used to be. they wanted the strength, the energy, the excitement that most of us have to be americans. in little old idaho, they partyd, you know, the tea patriots are so racist -- they decided they wanted a puerto rican mormon to be there congressman. [laughter] [applause] so hard for me that in my primary i got outspent 5-1. they could not raise the money. but they raised the forces to beat the establishment. and i won my race by nine points. when the preferred candidate of the establishment lost, the ok.ded that a were the establishment decided they did not want me to be here in washington dc, so they were not going to help me in my race. they decided to move onto other races. party, and many of you in idaho, decided that they wanted me to win. 6-1 in my general election. guess what? i won that race by 10 points. [applause] i am here to tell you that you can and have made a difference for the united states. it is important that you get together and make a difference again in 2014. we need to take our country back. whated to remind americans the
to be a balance between the amount of energy you take in and the amount of energy that you expend, and we all need to move more, but we also need to control the amount of fat and sugar in our diet. professor snelling teaches at american university, undergraduate and graduate classes, on some of these topics that we have been covering this morning on the "washington journal." we have mentioned obesity rates a bit this morning. help us understand where we are. the two headlines that my confusion -- that might confuse viewers. a recent gallup poll -- u.s. obesity rates tick up to 27.1% in 2013. then here is a fox news story that says a new study shows a 43% job in obesity rates in young children ages 2 to 5. where are we really? guest: in the past 20 years, the obesity epidemic has been part of our culture. we are seeing certain age groups -- it is sad to think that we are talking about obesity rates in 2 to 5-year-old children. this is a preschooler. whether it is in a childcare setting or an apparent -- or in their parents' home. said it did by fox, drop, but we still have a long way to go because
biscuit kind of thing. >> you know how food and energy translates into performance, right? in the classroom, at practice, at games. what does this mean to the kids for you to get behind this program? >> it means a lot. it's good to build awareness around something like this because i know when i was growing up, breakfast wasn't even a big part of my day. i may try to eat at school. but if i didn't eat at school, if i was running late, i wouldn't eat 'til 12:30, 1:00 o'clock. it's great to get kids excited about it and get the right protein and nutrients. >> i got a feeling some kids will be seeing you serving breakfast to them a little later, aren't they? >> ps school number 75 and along with this initiative, i donated $10,000 in breakfast grants of my own money and 2,000 of those dollars is going to school ps number 75. i'll be there getting kids excited about breakfast. >> and so that should be great. a lot of those kids who are yawning at 11:00 o'clock or 1:00 o'clock, actually they have nothing in their system. so that's one thing to get them started. one of the last t
of areas that the leaders want to focus on. they include water conservation, alternative energy, cybersecurity, education and agricultural technology. >> there are more engineers per capita than there are in the u.s. and japan. how does that work? it's not a surprise there are a lot of dotcom s and pharmaceutical companies that come out. new app companies that google just bought? i think it's a sharing of the minds between israel and the state of california and clearly governor brown thought why not really capitalize on this relationship? >> reporter: after meeting with brown, the prime minister plans to stop at apple and have a meeting with the what's app founder who recently sold his company to facebook for $19 billion. today's meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. peaceful activists are expected to protest the agreement with brown. they call the prime minister a where criminal because of his policies regarding palestine and they are upset that california is doing business with israel. we've not seen any signs of protesters out here yet. that could change in the next hour. we'll b
the spirit and to keep it on. wherever we are, i am always trying to bring that energy to wherever we are. >> donna, i have recently come to know what second lining means, but i don't think other people know. explain what that is. >> the funeral services, people will often get their umbrella and they start s hope that you move those hips and bring it back and bring it forward. when you say throw me something, mr., mean it. >> throw me something, mr. >> it is a tradition. he is so absolutely correct. people celebrate on their front porch. on the sidewalk. they celebrate in the street. they celebrate with strangers. they make their sandwiches and bring their beans and rice and bring their cold drinks and water and other refreshments so this is an opportunity. mardi gras is one of the festive seasons that starts and end right at the beginning of the lent season. for many of us it's a chance to give praise and thank god to family and friends. >> my grandmother will not be far from mind. what one thing can i not miss? >> well, you definitely don't want to miss the parade on the mardi gras unde
to what america used to be. they wanted the strength, the energy, the excitement that most of us had to be americans. so in idaho they decided this tea party patriots are so racist, they decided that they wanted a puerto rican bor mormoo be their congressman. [applause] and they worked so hard for me but in my primary i was outspent 5-1. they couldn't raise the money that they could raise the forces to these the establishment. and i won the race by nine points. [applause] when the preferred candidate of the establishment lost, they decided that they were okay. the establishment decided that they didn't want me to be here in washington so they were not going to help me in my race and they decided to move on to other races. the tea party and many of you in idaho decided that they wanted me to win. so i got outspent 6-1 in my general election and guess what i won that race by ten points. [applause] you can and have made a difference in the united states. and it's important that you get together and do make a difference again in 2014. because we need to take the country back and we need
health care director kathleen king testified on capitol hill today but for the house energy and commerce subcommittee on health. the hearing looked into the role that centers for medicare and medicaid contractors play in the management of the medicare program to enhance the overall effectiveness and reduce waste fraud and abuse. kathleen king is joined by gao health care team director james cosgrove and hhs inspector general for evaluation. this is about an hour and 10 minutes. >> is subcommittee will come to order. the chair will recognize himself for an opening statement. in fiscal year 2014 the medicare program will cover nearly 54 million americans. and the congressional budget office cbo estimates that total medicare spending will be approximately 600 $3 billion. 591 billion of which will be spent on benefits. according to the department of health and human services fy2013 agency financial report the proper payment rate for medicare fee-for-service, f. f. s. was 10.1% last year. adding in the improper payments for part c and d with error rates of 11.4% and 3.1% respectively. imprope
. ♪ honestly, i want to see you be brave ♪ ♪ ♪ honestly, i want to see you be brave ♪ but with less energy, moodiness, and a low sex drive, i had to do something. i saw my doctor. a blood test showed it was low testosterone, not age. we talked about axiron the only underarm low t treatment that can restore t levels to normal in about two weeks in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18 or men with prostate or breast cancer. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. report these symptoms to your doctor. tell your doctor about all medical conditions and medications. serious side effects could include increased risk of prostate cancer, worsening prostate symptoms, decreased sperm count, ankle, feet or body swelling, enlarged or painful breasts, problems breathing while sleeping and blood clots in the legs. common side effects include skin redness or irritation where applied, increased red
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there. the tea party is at this interesting crossroads right now. they still have a bit of energy, certainly, throughout the country. but they are at this crossroads about where do they go? you know, the tea party is largely a grassroots organization, but again, people right now are very frustrated and angry at washington. if you look at "the new york times" poll today as well, you know, they had this interesting number about how frustrated people are at gridlock in washington. and a lot of people think that's due in part to the tea party. if you look at right now, how much influence does the tea party have over the republican party, look at that right now. a lot of people think that the tea party has too much influence over the republican party. 37% right now, carol, you know, think that the tea party has too much influence. in fact, i was talking tofact, came on the air here and a republican strategist said they did do some good things. they talk about the spending but they were not able to come to the table. they talked too much about division and they didn't know how to govern
and the energy they have brought to the electoral process. my gripe is not with the tea party. my gripe is with some washington organizations and feel like they have to go raise money by .eating up on me and others >> some members have pushed you to places you do not want to be. five years in -- leader. as the i do not think it has changed at all. my job is to listen to my colleagues, to work with my calling about and to fight with the common ground is so we can move forward. i don't believe things have changed at all. paste observation this week was an event that would cover here in washington. his assessment is that john boehner will likely set -- stepped down as speaker at the end of this year. agree or disagree? >> i think we have to wait for the election results. let's say the republicans have a very good year, they take control of the senate, which handicappers from's new andenberg -- stu rothenberg others think is more likely than not. usually, the republicans pick up in the house. john boehner would have a chance to pass legislation that would reach president's desk. he might ve
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